Here’s something for you dogparents to consider— Dr. Franklin has been performing a certain kind of surgery safely and successfully for many years now. When I was thinking about how to tell you about it I remembered that my dear friend Amazing Grace had already done this far better than I ever could…take it away, Grace!
Let’s face it—if humans had anal sacs that wouldn’t be cool!
So how much longer do you want to put up with your pet’s discomfort from scooting, licking, fecal impaction or worse? And would you really miss the smell?
Anal Sacculectomy,the surgical removal of the anal glands, is routinely performed at MAVH. It’s a straightforward procedure that does involve an overnight stay but can lead to a much better lifestyle for your pet and you!
We would be happy to provide more information about this surgery! (You’ll probably both wonder why you waited….)
Advanced Surgical News
Meet Rigby. You might remember him from his last adventure at MAVH after he ate a bag of chocolates! Rigby is a 7 year old rescue Sheltie with a myriad of medical disorders, some of which we are only able to manage with daily medications. So when he started having problems with his anal sacs, ...
I’ve always had pets in my life. Childhood days spent caring for a menagerie of animals made some of my best memories. That’s why I became a veterinarian. Now I care for your pets @MAVH and my own cats and dogs at home, too. The conversations we have give me clues about your pet’s lifestyle and health. ...